Italy, Residential Course in Astana (Kazakhstan)

GEM - Green energy management

when 28 August 2017 - 10 September 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The aim of GEM (Green Energy Management) Summer School is to provide international
students with a context sensitive first-class training in the field of Green
Energy Management and renewable resources.
GEM 2017 will be hosted by Eurasian National University in Astana (Kazakhstan).
during the World EXPO 2017 “Future Energy”.
An introductory broad overview of the world green energy scenario will be followed
by specific experiences in Spain, Portugal and in the Central Asia area.
Renewable energy production as well as water management and recycling in agriculture
will be discussed in the context of circular economy. Elements of Energy
Finance will be given. A whole important section of GEM will be devoted to Central
Asia issues in energy production and renewables.
Leading scientists from Europe and Central Asia and industrial and institutional
partners will be part of the teaching staff, bringing and sharing their experience.
A visit to EXPO 2017 “Future energy” will be organized, as well as a visit to local
research laboratories.
GEM 2017 will allow students and teachers to gather and share common experience,
bringing together Europe and Central Asia for a common future.

Course leader

Prof. Silvana Stefani

Target group

Bachelor and Master students interested in Green Energy Managment

Course aim

GIving student knowledge of the following topics:
The world green energy scenario;
Biogas/biomethane generation for a circular economy;
Renewable resources: the Spain experience; Hydrogen Energy in transportation in Portugal;
Modeling wind and sun for renewable production;
Photovoltaic energy; Hydroelectricity production; Recycling in Agriculture;
Water management;
Energy finance;
The electricity markets;
Weather derivatives;
Evaluating energy projects;
Energy management in a fragile environment (the case of Canary Islands);
Experience from a private consulting company in the energy sector.

Fee info

EUR 600: Tuition Fee, and accomodation costs in Astana and Zerenda (Kazakhstan)